Native v6 with Level(3)?

Jay Hennigan jay at
Tue Aug 26 00:47:00 CDT 2008

Christopher Morrow wrote:
> On 8/22/08, Kyle Murray <kyle at> wrote:
>> Here is the response I got from L3 when I inquired about IPV6:
>>  "The answer to your questions is "no", we have not yet inplemented IPV6 for
>> our customers yet.  IPV4 is the de facto on our backbone nad alledge router
>> on which customers connectc."
>>  Poor spelling aside, it seems they have not implemented it yet.  If someone
>> manages to get them to implement, I would really like to hear about it.
> wow that is odd.. since stewart bamford has been off giving ipv6
> deployment talks to various conferences (including this one:
> )
> maybe L3's support staff should check their internal documentation??
> Slide 17 says: "Deployment completed Q3 2005"... so, they apparently
> have it, can get it to you and do 6PE (or did 6PE a bit ago). Maybe
> ask again and aim the nay-sayer to the nanog preso and ask them to
> call stewart up directly?

We had the same issue when we inquired initially.  Apparently Level(1) 
support at Level(3) has Level(0) clue as to their capabilities.

I responded to Kyle off-list as to the email address for getting to the 
people with the answers.  Stewart is still on the team and they had us 
up and running on IPv6 within a couple of days once I contacted the 
right people.

Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at
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